Tabletop exercises are used to clarify roles and responsibilities and to identify additional mitigation and preparedness measures. Griffin Force challenged the participants by presenting “unresolved” issues that required further actions. In this way, those involved were able to produce a set of recommendations on how to conduct timely RSOM operations in the region.
The VJTF deployment is a complex task. In a short time, several thousand troops and military equipment have to be deployed, received and moved forward to their final destinations. Consequently, the participants spent significant effort wargaming various scenarios and addressing challenges, especially those related to the Baltic Sea region.
“NATO is changing — based on the current situation and increasing threats around the world. Being NATO entities and headquarters responsible for the effective and efficient projection of force elements, we have to promptly react to increase the resilience of and support for our deployed troops,” said Brigadier General David Schnábel, Commander JLSG BS.